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Pink slips

Years ago Gale Publishing produced a series of books called “What Do I Read Next?” Each volume covered a different category and they were designed to guide avid readers from one author to another.  More...

Community News

Restaurant sales to benefit neighborhood center

Biddeford and Saco caf├ęs and restaurants, in partnership with the Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, will host the second annual Dine Out Day Thursday, Aug. 6 to benefit Seeds of Hope.  More...

Author to speak at McArthur Library

Margaret Hathaway, author of four books, “Portland, Maine Chef’s Table,” “Living With Goats,” “Food Lovers’ Guide to Maine” and “The Year of the Goat: 40,000 Miles and the Quest for the Perfect Ch More...

Sweetser to hold bike ride along Eastern Trail

Cycle for Sweetser is a family fun bike ride that will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 on the Eastern Trail.  More...

Letters

Kudos to Biddeford council for considering review

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Learn more about rank choice voting

To the editor:  In the past century, many elections in Maine have been won by a political candidate who received less than a majority of the votes cast. To ensure that Mane voters elect the person they really   More...

Traffic issue may delay condo plan

BIDDEFORD – A developer’s proposal to build condos at the corner of Granite and West streets has neighbors concerned about the impact on traffic at the busy intersection.  More...

Additional state aid trickles to schools

BIDDEFORD/SACO/OLD ORCHARD BEACH – After the state legislature allocated an additional $25 million for essential programs and services for education in the $6.3 billion biennial budget – and overturned Gov. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 12:29pm
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 11:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 10:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 4:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 2:27pm

Neighbors

Baseball team advances to regional tournament

BIDDEFORD – After beating Hall-Dale, from the Farmingdale/Hallowell area, 5-0 last Thursday and winning the Little League Baseball state championship for 11- and 12-year-olds, the Biddeford All-Stars will compete in the New England Regional cha More...

Locals get taste of television fame

BIDDEFORD – When representatives from the popular reality TV show, “Shark Tank,” came to Portland last week to hear business pitches in an open casting call, hundreds of people from around the state and beyond waited in line for a c More...

Biddeford High School, fourth quarter

Grade 12  High honors: Jordan Bilodeau, Sean Black, Connor Bouffard, Ashton Collins, Zachary Cote, Tia M. DeSimone, Marissa Heffernan, Dominique Lavallee, Jessica Laverriere, Anthony Libby, Ruo Mei Lin, Adam R. Michel, Abbie Paquette, Brea A. More...

Things to Do

Things To Do

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